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The response of riffles and pools to changing water contaminants in Sixteen-mile Creek, Halton, Ontario
Increasing water contaminants has been a growing problem in Southern Ontario due to rapid urbanization, agricultural runoff and pollution. Determining how riffles and pools respond to changing contaminants is crucial to ...
A physical and spatial assessment of remediated submerged habitats within the Thunder Bay area of concern
The designation of Thunder Bay’s Harbour as an Area of Concern (AOC) by the International Joint Commission prompted the need for Remedial Action Plans to improve historically significant habitats (RAP, 1991; RAP 2004). In ...
A brief review on restoration projects on Lake Superior coastal wetlands in Ontario, Canada
In recent years, human beings have done much damage to the lakes and wetlands, resulting in some irreversible effects. It is, therefore, necessary to restore and protect the remaining wetlands. The most representative ...
Impacts of Mysis diluviana extirpation on a whole lake ecosystem
Understanding species interactions is critical to predicting the ecosystem-level impacts of anthropogenically-caused species extirpations. In particular, the loss of keystone species - those that have exceptionally large ...
Physical habitat associations of fish species in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut, Canada
The Canadian arctic and subarctic (areas north of 60° latitude) support distinct aquatic environments governed by the unique geomorphology and climate of the region. Historically, fish and fish habitat impacted by ...
The invasion of dreissenid mussels into Lake Simcoe and their effect on benthic invertebrates
The establishment of dreissenid mussels (zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha and the quagga mussel Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) in Lake Simcoe in 1997 and 2008, respectively, in Lake Simcoe has drastically altered ...